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...Make Believe
...Make Believe
PaulFrocchi


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Challenge: Earliest Memory II (Advanced Editing VII)
Camera: Nikon D800
Lens: Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 24-70mm f/2.8G ED
Date: Feb 8, 2014
Aperture: 7.1
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/125
Date Uploaded: Feb 8, 2014

I think actual childhood memories where I can "see" the scene go back to age 4-5. Growing up military, I can still visualize the Post in Baumholder Germany in 1964. I can vaguely see my Kindergarten classroom, and remember being taught (but never learning) German. I remember my room, our apartment and my best friends name....Jay Grooms. I remember eating Pea Soup at his house and loving it, but NEVER eating it for my mom....! I remember the excitement of going to a small German market, just off the base to get Haribo Gummy Bears, and sea shells filled with honey. I remember the bigger kids putting me under the boundary fence into the backyard of a local German residence...to pick (steal) his blackberries....getting caught... and peeing my pants because I was so scared.
But my fondest memory was my Superman costume. I can still visualize (like I'm outside my body looking down) wearing my Superman costume and digging in the mud. And I can still see the tag on the bottom of the shirt, which simply said, "Only Superman Can Fly". Today that might be a paragraph of legal disclaimer.

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02/20/2014 07:11:00 PM
Fabulous! Ribbon.


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